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Get updates The purpose of the Architectural Review Board is to promote sound land use development and aesthetics by advising the Planning Commission and the Zoning Administrator regarding site plan and architectural design for all new buildings, alterations to existing buildings, or property improvements. 

The charge of the Architectural Review Board is to: 

  • Ensure that siting and architectural design of buildings or structures are visually harmonious with surrounding development and the natural elements. 
  • Ensure that plans for landscaping developed areas and open spaces are visually pleasing and blend harmoniously with the natural landscape. 
  • Prevent excessive and unsightly grading of hillsides and preserve natural landforms and existing vegetation. 
  • Ensure that project designs are in the best interest of the health, safety and general welfare of the general public.
  • Assist in the development of architectural standards and guidelines for buildings, structures and improvements.

MEETING INFORMATION

MEMBERS

Warren Fujimura
Term Expires: February 2024
Mar Gosiengfiao
Term Expires: February 2024
David Gates
Term Expires: February 2023

John Nicol - Alternate #1
Term Expires: February 2023
VACANT - Alternate #2
Term Expires: February 2024


STAFF CONTACT 

Cindy Yee - Senior Planner
(925) 973-2562
[email protected]
[email protected]

PUBLIC COMMENT INSTRUCTIONS

Assembly Bill 361 suspends certain provisions of the Brown Act, allowing public meetings to be held by teleconference. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public. Board  Members will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.

There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to access the meeting online using Zoom. It is recommended that anyone wishing to view and/or participate in the meeting, download the Zoom application, www.zoom.us, before the start of the meeting. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment (for topics not on the agenda), in addition to each of the agendized items.

If you would like to submit written public comment via email, please do so by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting  to  [email protected]. Please include “Public Comment and the date of the meeting” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to comment on. Written comments submitted will be provided to Board Members prior to the start of the meeting. Written public comment will not be read aloud during the meeting. If you wish to make your comments heard, you must participate in the Zoom meeting.

There will be zero tolerance for any person addressing the Board making profane, offensive and disruptive remarks, or engaging in loud, boisterous, or other disorderly conduct, that disrupts the orderly conduct of the public meeting.

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING: Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. - CANCELLED

HOW TO VIEW OR PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING REMOTELY:

1.  To view or participate in the meeting through Zoom

Livestream online at: 

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Use the “Raise Your Hand” button to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to three minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.   To listen or participate in the meeting by telephone, dial: +1 (669) 900-6833 

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Use *9 on your telephone to raise your hand and request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to three minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.